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Pileup involving up to 70 cars causing heavy traffic delays on Interstate 94 near Illinois-Wisconsin border

A major pileup, involving possibly up to 70 cars, on Interstate 94 just north of the Illinois-Wisconsin border is causing major delays and the highway has been shut down. The incident began around 1:30 p.m. Friday on Interstate 94 near County Highway ML near Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Illinois State Police said they were contacted by […]
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Photo Detective: What is it now?

How did you do, Photo Detectives? Frank Reed’s Tydol Station was located on what was then U.S. 14 and was the first station that drivers encountered after crossing Route 47 […]. Susan W. Murray wrote for The Independent, covering various beats, from 2005 to 2008, returning to the...

Delavan Dairy Queen armed robbery caught on cam, robber sought

DELAVAN, Wis. - Town of Delavan police are looking for a robber who stole money from a Dairy Queen on Highway 50 on Friday, Jan. 13. Police responded to a Dairy Queen around 9 p.m. after receiving a call of an armed robbery. Officers were on the scene within two minutes, but the robber had already run on foot.
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Kenosha police chase, driver arrested in Pleasant Prairie

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. - A high-speed police chase ended with one person in handcuffs Wednesday, Jan 25, in Pleasant Prairie. Kenosha police were chasing a vehicle southbound on Sheridan Road. Pleasant Prairie police were notified around 11:30 a.m. and joined in to assist and develop a plan to end the pursuit.

Illinois gun ban: State seeks federal case consolidation as new county also sues

(The Center Square) – Lawsuits continued to be filed against Illinois’ gun and magazine ban Thursday as the Illinois State Police look to consolidate some. Gov. J.B. Pritzker enacted the state’s ban on certain types of semi-automatic guns and magazines over a certain capacity earlier this month. Guns in possession before the ban must be registered by Jan. 1, 2024. Since the ban was enacted, at least seven lawsuits have...

The 6 a.m. CFO: How McHenry County’s Kevin Bueso Starts His Day

Welcome to The 6 a.m. CFO, where finance chiefs share how they jump-start their days and engage with the tasks that are in front of them. Today, McHenry County’s CFO Kevin Bueso shares how he looks back to his childhood to keep things in perspective when work gets stressful, about one of his paintings that made its way back to him after 21 years, and the sport that obsesses him.

Clerk pistol-whipped during armed robbery at Lake Villa liquor store

LAKE VILLA, Ill. - A person pistol-whipped a liquor store clerk during an armed robbery Thursday night in north suburban Lake Villa. About 8:32 p.m., an armed suspect wearing a ski mask walked into Lake Villa Liquors, 102 S. Milwaukee Avenue in Lake Villa, to rob the store, Lake Villa Lieutenant James DeCaro said in a statement.

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase; Crash

KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–A 31 year old man is charged after allegedly fleeing from police Wednesday morning. The chase started just after 1 AM in Kenosha at 52nd Street and 30th Avenue and ended in Pleasant Prairie near Springbrook Road and Highway 165. The chase between Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie...
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Snow emergencies declared across Southeastern Wisconsin

SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Several snow emergencies have been declared across Southeastern Wisconsin ahead of anticipated winter weather. A snow emergency has been issued within the City of Kenosha through most of the weekend, impacting parking on streets within the city. Kenosha's Public Works and Street Division - Snow...

Highway W project meeting set for Feb. 7

A public involvement meeting on a proposed improvement project on Kenosha County Highway W between the Illinois state line and Highway C will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Wilmot Union High School library. The meeting will include a brief overview presentation, to be...

Your Hometown Elgin : Rediscover Records

John Landecker is joined by Elgin record store owner Rich Wagner of Rediscover Records to talk about a hometown gem: a record store with attitude. Rediscover records is located at 9 S. Spring St. Elgin, IL 60120. Check them out and help support local businesses.
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Mark Jensen Kenosha murder trial: Jensen's sister, pathologist testify

KENOSHA, Wis. - In the new homicide trial for Mark Jensen, a forensic pathologist testified on Friday, Jan. 27 that Jensen's wife, Julie, likely died from complications of antifreeze poisoning – and that it is possible she killed herself. Julie Jensen's best friend also took the stand Friday. "She...

Leaping by example

In the Northern Lake County Conference, an award is given to athletes who portray commitment, embody sportsmanship and dedication over the years. This award is the NLCC Sportsmanship award. “It is a difficult decision [choosing who receives this award] because there are many talented individuals,” varsity dance head coach Sarah...

Watch: Pleasant Prairie Squad Car Struck

(KENOSHA, WI)–Wednesday’s snowy weather caused several traffic crashes around the area. In one such incident, a Pleasant Prairie Police squad was damaged when it was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The crash was caught on squad cam video. It shows the officer driving in the predawn hours when...

Village of Fox Lake receives APWA project of the year award; second year in a row

Village of Fox Lake receives APWA project of the year award; second year in a row. Fox Lake, Ill. (Jan. 26, 2023) –The Village of Fox Lake was named a recipient of the project of the year award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) Chicago Metro Lake Branch Chapter. This is the second consecutive year the village received this prestigious award.